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Last night I watched a few minutes of Real Chance at Love , the latest of the Vh1 surreality dating shows. I'd seen the string of similar shows (I Love New York, Flava of Love, Rock of Love, etc), all which draw upon Vh1's recipe for low-low-culture, sex-driven fauxmance, and never imagined such slimy stuff could last as long as it has. The premise for each of these shows is essentially the same--one, or, in Real Chance's case, two, semi-celebrities invite a ... Read More
Sally Potter's new film, Rage, will have quite the unique Sept. 21st premiere for it will be the first time a feature length film will premiere on mobile phones. Through Babelgum, the independent web and mobile content platform, viewers will be able to watch the film on their iPhone or iPod, which will be broken down into seven episodes. If you're unfamiliar with the film, Rage tells the behind-the-scenes story of a New York fashion show that goes hella-crazy ... Read More

Heart and Sole

BY Team Intern in General

Fall fashion season is in full swing, which means more fancy/classy/fly shoes to buy for your closet. Make room for new arrivals by donating your used shoes to Soles4Soles , a nationwide shoe drive sponsored by shoe connoisseur, Nine West . Between September 9th (next Wednesday) and September 27th, drop your gently used shoes at any Nine West store across the country; they'll not only donate your fabulous footwear to people in need, they'll also hand you a coupon ... Read More
Ladies and Gentlemen of the Austin (TX) area, if you haven't seen a screening of Handmade Nation, I urge you to do so when it rolls into town this Sunday the 6th. Not only will you be able to view the documentary about the rise of DIY around the US of A, but Faythe Levine will also be on hand for a book signing and party at Domy Books on the 5th. The Austin screening takes place at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema at 1:30 and 4:10 pm, followed by a Q and A section. ... Read More
After testing, poking and prodding her gender chromosomes, doctors have agreed that yes, Caster Semenya is indeed a woman! So now she can cheerfully take home the gold medal she rightfully deserves. However, cheerful is not the adjective I would use to describe the way Caster and her family feel right now. After all, this shocking controversy overshadowed Semenya's triumph. As we recently reported, 18-year-old Caster Semenya, South Africa's professional female ... Read More